Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today applauded the release of the 2011 U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Innovative Drug Approval Report, which highlights 35 new innovative drugs approved in Fiscal Year 2011, the most in a decade with the exception of 2009. Many of these drugs are for groundbreaking therapies to treat...
Kit Carson and Yuma Among Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet today announced that on November 9 at 12:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (MST), the federal government will conduct the first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). The test will last up to three and a half minu...

Bennet: Chinese Counterfeit Drug Sting Amplifies Need to Update Drug Safety Laws

Chinese Police Arrest 114 People in Counterfeit Drug Ring, Seize $30 Million in Fake Medications

Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on news reports that officials in China’s central Henan province arrested 114 people and seized nearly $30 million in fake medications. According to the Associated Press, authorities in the Henan city of Kaifeng said 117 fake drug pro...
Washington, DC – Colorado U.S. Senator Michael Bennet released the following statement on today’s release of the 2011 results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). “Colorado’s focus on innovative and bold reform is moving our students and schools in the right direction, but there is st...